NO HANDS ON THE CLOCK. Geoffrey Homes, Daniel Mainwaring.


New York: William Morrow & Co., 1939. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed inscription by Mainwaring on the front free endpaper: "To Mitchell- / affectionately / Daniel Geoffrey Homes / Mainwaring." A Humphrey Campbell private detective novel. Writing of his three fictional detective characters, "... Campbell is probably the best realized of the three, certainly his cases are Home's most intricate and satisfying detective puzzles." - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 378. Filmed in 1941 with Chester Morris in the lead. Dampstain to lower right corner of front free endpaper, some rubbing to cloth and light wear to head of spine and lower corner tips, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket with some rub spots and light shelf wear to corner tips and spine ends, the front panel is bright in color and the spine panel shows some moderate color fade. (18575). Item #18575

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